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Integrated Microwave Technologies, LLC (Imt) Provides Gold-Medal Support For Russian Broadcast Coverage Of Winter And Paralympic Games
News: Integrated Microwave Technologies, LLC (Imt) Provides Gold-Medal Support For Russian Broadcast Coverage Of Winter And Paralympic GamesWireless Camera Transmitter and Newscaster DR2 Diversity Receiver Deliver Unprecedented Coverage for Major International Winter Sports Competitions
As people from around the world are gathered in Sochi, Russia, for the Winter Games and Paralympic Games in March, Integrated Microwave Technologies, LLC (IMT), a Business Unit within the Vitec Group’s Videocom Division, and a leader in advanced digital microwave systems serving the Broadcast and Sports & Entertainment markets, is supporting various Russian broadcast entities covering the events with more than 30 Nucomm CamPac2 wireless camera systems (CP2). The system comprises the CamPac2 camera-mounted transmitter and Newscaster DR2 diversity receiver, Sony RPS (Remote Paint System) camera control and digital voice intercom package. The wireless system is one of the most reliable go-to links on the market, delivering consistent, solid coverage.
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PESA in Sochi for Customer Support at International Broadcast Center
News: PESA in Sochi for Customer Support at International Broadcast CenterPESA, a leading U.S.-based designer and manufacturer of professional audio and video connectivity, has customer service personnel at the International Broadcast Center (IBC) in Sochi, Russia, to support the setup and configuration of its router switcher system for the Winter Games.
published 3 months ago   read more
NBC Scores 53 Emmy Nominations, Tying For High Among Broadcast Networks
Saturday Night Live’ Leads With 17 Nominations, Extending Its Emmy Record to 173 ‘30 Rock’ Earns 13 Nominations, Including Best Comedy Series and Nods for Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin and Jane Krakowski Vera Farmiga of ‘Bates Motel’ Scores for Universal Television With Nomination for Lead Drama Actress ‘The Voice’ Nominated for Reality Competition Program and ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’ for Best Variety Series
NBC received 53 Primetime Emmy Award nominations Thursday morning, tying for the most of any broadcast network.
published 9 months ago   read more
Shaun Glanville joins Camera Corps as Business Development Director
News: Shaun Glanville joins Camera Corps as Business Development DirectorCamera Corps (a Vitec Group company) announces a major addition to its management team with the appointment of Shaun Glanville as Business Development Director. He joins the company as of 15 July from London-based Supponor Inc where he was Head of Broadcast Technology.
published 10 months ago   read more
FOR-A Updates Frame Rate Converter to Optimize Winter Sports Production
News: FOR-A Updates Frame Rate Converter to Optimize Winter Sports ProductionUnit optimizes conversion in environments with fast motion and high contrast
FOR-A Corporation of America, a leading manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, announces a new update for its FRC-8000HS HD/SD Frame Rate Converter to better accommodate the production of winter sports. With this software release, the FRC-8000 offers a unique level of in-depth user control, giving operators the ability to customize settings based on their specific needs. Users of the frame rate converter will now be able to select a ‘winter sports’ scene type, a special mode created by FOR-A to optimize the conversion process in environments with high-speed moving objects in highly saturated backgrounds that contain a lot of bright white, such as snow or ice.
published 1 year ago   read more
Programming Powerhouse Televisa Employed FOR-A Frame Rate Converters For Coverage Of The Summer Games
FOR-A, a leading manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, announces that Mexico City-based television network Televisa utilized their equipment to bring coverage of the Summer Games to the broadcaster’s extensive audience. One of the largest programming networks in the world, Televisa relied on FOR-A’s FRC-8000 Frame Rate Converters to transmit footage to its viewers in the United States and Mexico.
published 2 years ago   read more
Nep Visions’ 3G OB Fleet Standardizes Audio Confidence Monitoring With TSL Professional Products’ PAM2 Units
News: Nep Visions’ 3G OB Fleet Standardizes Audio Confidence Monitoring With TSL Professional Products’ PAM2 UnitsPAM2 Provides Loudness Monitoring to Meet New Standards
NEP Visions, one of the world’s leading outside broadcast service providers, has selected the PAM2 3G16 Audio Monitoring unit from TSL Professional Products Ltd., a leading manufacturer of audio monitoring, tally and power management solutions for the broadcast industry, as its standard solution for audio confidence monitoring across its fleet of 10 advanced OB trucks. It chose the PAM2 platform to check Dolby, AES and analog audio streams instantly and to make sure its audio is in compliance with new loudness standards.
published 2 years ago   read more
MPC Continues to Expand Their Talented NY Team with Schoonmaker and Revell Hires
News: MPC Continues to Expand Their Talented NY Team with Schoonmaker and Revell HiresMPC is making a splash this summer with two industry-leading hires, VFX supervisor Evan Schoonmaker and lead animator Grae Revell. Both talents will operate out of MPC's New York studio.
published 2 years ago   read more
Sound Devices 788T Gives Gold Medal-Worthy Performance For Summer Games Documentary
News: Sound Devices 788T Gives Gold Medal-Worthy Performance For Summer Games DocumentaryDigital Audio Recorder Captures Sounds of World-Class Athletes in Action
Sound Devices, experts in portable audio and video products for field production, is pleased to announce that its 788T digital audio recorder captured the sound of world-class athletes in action for Beat 2012, a documentary chronicling Mark Ronson’s creation of Coca-Cola’s anthem for the 2012 Summer Games. Ronson, along with Location Sound Recordist Diego Sanchez, relied on the 788T to record the sounds of the five different athletes from five different countries and five different disciplines selected for the film.
published 2 years ago   read more
PESA Provides Customer Support at International Broadcast Center
News: PESA Provides Customer Support at International Broadcast CenterFor three weeks prior to the opening of the Summer Games in late July, customer service personnel from PESA, a leading U.S.-based custom design and build manufacturing company for professional audio and video signal distribution, were on site at the International Broadcast Center (IBC) in London to support the setup and configuration of its routing switcher system, as well as provide training for technical operators.
published 2 years ago   read more
Bexel Maintains Commitment To Providing Dynamic Audio Solutions With Investment In Additional TSL Gear
Expanded Rental Inventory of Precision Audio Monitoring Equipment Central to Flypack Systems
Bexel, a unit of the Vitec Group’s Services Division and a leading worldwide provider of broadcast services and solutions, announces a major continued investment in precision audio monitor systems from TSL Professional Products Ltd. (TSL). Bexel will add the new gear to its rental inventory, integrating it heavily into the flypacks the company provides as part of its complete turnkey solutions.
published 2 years ago   read more
Chunghwa Telecom Chooses Digital Rapids Encoders and Automation for Live Streaming of 2012 Summer Olympics
News: Chunghwa Telecom Chooses Digital Rapids Encoders and Automation for Live Streaming of 2012 Summer OlympicsDigital Rapids -- the trusted provider of innovative media transformation and workflow solutions for bringing video to wider audiences -- announced today that Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has chosen Digital Rapids' StreamZ Live adaptive streaming encoders and the Digital Rapids Broadcast Manager multi-encoder management software to power live online streaming of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games for viewers in Taiwan.
published 2 years ago   read more
NBC Olympics & Panasonic Announce Nearly 80 Percent Of U.S. Tv Households Will Receive High-Definition 3D Broadcast Feed of The London 2012 Olympic Games
Cablevision, Comcast, Cox Communications, DirecTV, Time Warner Cable and Verizon among many cable, satellite and telco providers offering 3D Olympic Games coverage
NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group and Panasonic Corporation of North America today announced that the first-ever 3D coverage of the Olympic Games, beginning in London later this month, will be available to subscribers of MVPD’s (multichannel video programming distributors) representing nearly 80% of U.S. TV households. The daily 3D programming, which will be shown on next-day delay, will be carried by many cable, satellite and telco providers such as such as Armstrong, AT&T, Blue Ridge, Bright House Networks, Cablevision, Comcast, Cox Communications, DIRECTV, Insight, Mediacom, RCN, Suddenlink, Time Warner Cable, Verizon, and WideOpen West.
published 2 years ago   read more
Vizrt provides live graphics for BBC’s Summer Games coverage
News: Vizrt provides live graphics for BBC’s Summer Games coverageVizrt will supply BBC Sport with their HD graphics engines to deliver the broadcaster’s live television graphics for the London 2012 Olympic Games. Working in conjunction with Vizrt are two London-based graphics providers – Mammoth Graphics and deltatre. The two firms will use their Vizrt expertise to design, operate and manage the delivery of the live HD graphics operation, which will be based within the broadcaster’s studio at the International Broadcast Centre (IBC) in London.
published 2 years ago   read more
Anton/Bauer to Join Panasonic Broadcast Team
Industry and Event Expertise Position Companies for Gold-Winning Performance
Since 1992, Anton/Bauer®, part of Vitec Videocom, a Vitec Group company, and a premier global provider of batteries, chargers, lighting and other mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video and film industries, has been supporting Panasonic for the Olympic Games. At the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games, Anton/Bauer will once again take on this role for the Panasonic broadcast cameras, including the Panasonic AG-3DP1 integrated twin-lens 3D camera recorder, which will be equipped with Anton/Bauer’s DIONIC® HC battery.
published 2 years ago   read more
FUJINON Technical Support Center Set Up For London Summer Games
FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Optical Devices Division, has announced that a technical support center has been set up to provide customer service and support during the London 2012 Summer Games taking place from July 27 through August 12, 2012.
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International Broadcasters Rely on TSL PAM2 Multi-Channel Audio Monitoring Systems for Summer Games
News: International Broadcasters Rely on TSL PAM2 Multi-Channel Audio Monitoring Systems for Summer GamesLoudness-Compliance Monitoring and Ability to Easily Monitor 16 Embedded Audio Tracks among the Critical Features for Broadcasters
TSL Professional Products Ltd., a manufacturer of hardware and software audio monitoring, tally and power management products for the broadcast industry, is pleased to announce that more than 130 PAM2 Multi-Channel Monitoring Systems will be used for loudness compliance and monitoring of up to 16 channels of embedded audio by a bevy of top international broadcasters for the summer games in London. The PAM2 solution offers an intuitive, easy-to-use interface, making implementation straightforward for the temporary facilities being created for the event and its engineers, who do not have the luxury of time for complicated training sessions.
published 2 years ago   read more
Rede Record Leverages Orad Enterprise Graphic Solutions to Provide Winning Coverage of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games
Brazilian broadcaster, Rede Record, significantly expanded its existing Orad channel branding installation to support the upcoming Olympic news broadcasts. The expanded Orad installation will be utilized to broadcast on-air graphics in HD from Rede Record’s special onsite Olympic broadcast operation in London and out of its large São Paulo virtual studio.
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TSL-PAM2 Multi-Channel Audio MonitoringSystems Go for Sonic Gold at the Summer Games
Unit Provides Easy to Use Interface and Powerful Features for Enhanced Efficiency
TSL Professional Products Ltd., manufacturer of hardware and software audio monitoring, tally and power management products for the broadcast industry, is pleased to announce that the BBC will soon be taking delivery of over 40 of its PAM2 multi-channel audio monitoring units to provide standardized monitoring capabilities across its Olympic broadcast facility within the International Broadcast Centre (IBC). Forty-six PAM2 units, supplied by Dega Broadcast Systems, will sit across numerous operator positions in the temporary facility for the duration of the games, including the BBC's VT editing suites and playout desks, main MCR, three main TV galleries and the commentary line-up area.
published 2 years ago   read more
NBC Olympics Chooses Avid for Sixth Consecutive Broadcast of Olympic Games
Avid’s workflow solutions assembled for NBC Olympics’ 2012 London coverage is most comprehensive ever
Avid® (NASDAQ: AVID) announced that it will deploy the most comprehensive Avid workflow in the history of NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group to support its coverage of the 2012 Olympic Games taking place in London, England, July 27-August 12, 2012.
published 2 years ago   read more
Canon U.S.A., Inc. To Provide HD Broadcast Equipment For NBCUniversal's Coverage Of The London Olympic Games
Canon HDTV Lenses, PTZ Cameras, and Canobeam To Enable NBC With Exceptional Optics and HD Video Quality During Coverage of the London Olympics, July 27, 2012 - August 12, 2012
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, will provide more than 75 HDTV Lenses, two PTZ HD Cameras, and a Canobeam HD Video Transceiver system to NBCUniversal during its coverage of the 2012 London Olympics from London, England July 27 - August 12, 2012. The announcement was made today by David Mazza, Senior Vice President, Engineering, NBC Olympics and Larry Thorpe, senior fellow, Professional Engineering & Solutions division of Canon U.S.A.
published 2 years ago   read more
Bexel Helps Bring Broadcast Events Into Focus With Multi-Million-Dollar Purchase Of Panasonic P2 Camcorders, Monitors
Cameras and Monitors Will Help Support Upcoming Summer Events
Bexel (2012 NAB Show Booth C6833), a unit of the Vitec Group’s Services Division and a leading worldwide provider of broadcast services and solutions, has announced a multi-million-dollar commitment to Panasonic with the purchase of the company’s newest P2 AJ-HPX3100 cameras as well as HPM-200 P2 mobiles, 64GB P2 cards and hundreds of 17”, 15” and 9” monitors and peripheral gear. The purchase is part of Bexel’s ongoing efforts to support broadcasters during this summer’s larger sporting events, as well as other sports-related and reality television productions.
published 2 years ago   read more
Grass Valley Offers Broadcasters On-Site Support Services for London 2012 Summer Games
Ready to roll up its sleeves and get busy in London, Grass Valley™ announced today the availability of its comprehensive QuickFix Service Program to support broadcasters and production teams needing technical assistance for the five days leading up to and for the duration of the upcoming 2012 Summer Games, to be held from July 27 through August 12.
published 2 years ago   read more
Visual Effects Society (VES) Announces Nominees For 10th Annual VES Awards
“Tintin” leads with most feature nominations; “Boardwalk Empire” for broadcast
The Visual Effects Society (VES) today announced the nominees for its 10th Annual VES Awards ceremony recognizing outstanding visual effects artistry in 23 categories of film, animation, television, commercials, special venues and video games. Nominees were chosen Saturday, January 7 by distinguished panels of VES members who viewed submissions at the FotoKem screening facilities in Burbank and New York, FotoKem’s Spy in San Francisco, and other facilities in London, Sydney, Vancouver and Wellington, NZ.
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Bexel Teams Up With The Camera Store And Autoscript To Provide Broadcast Support During 2012 Summer Games
Company to Utilize London Headquarters as a Customer Support Location
With the 2012 Summer Olympic games set to commence next July, Vitec Group brands Bexel, The Camera Store (TCS) and Autoscript have announced a partnership that will offer clients a local support center at TCS and Autoscript’s Twickenham, West London headquarters throughout the 17-day event.
published 3 years ago   read more
Autoscript To Provide Teleprompting Systems And Software For NBC’S Coverage Of The Vancouver Winter Games
Studio and Portable On-Camera Teleprompters and News-Prompter Software Systems Will Enable NBC to Provide Smooth On-Air Presentations During Coverage of the Vancouver Winter Games, February 12-28, 2010
Autoscript, the world's leading teleprompting company and a Vitec Group brand, has been selected to provide studio and portable on-camera teleprompter systems with high-bright LED backlit monitors, as well as WinPlus-NX news-prompter software, to NBC during the network’s coverage of the Vancouver Winter Games, February 12-28.
published 4 years ago   read more
Anton/Bauer to Provide Batteries, Chargers and Lighting Equipment for NBC's Coverage of the Vancouver Winter Games
Anton/Bauer Batteries and Lighting to Compliment NBC’s Media Acquisition Process During Coverage of the Vancouver Winter Games, February 12-28, 2010
Anton/Bauer® has been selected to provide batteries, chargers and lighting to NBC during the network’s coverage of the Vancouver Winter Games, February 12-28. The announcement was made today by Chip Adams, Vice President Venue Engineering, NBC Olympics, and Michael Accardi, President, Anton/Bauer.
published 4 years ago   read more
Omneon and EVS to Preview NBC Universal's Olympics Integrated Storage and Instant Production Workflow at SVG Tech Workshop
Omneon MediaGrid™ System and EVS XT[2] Provide NBC With Powerful Production Capabilities Unfettered by HD Storage Requirements
EVS Broadcast Equipment will be joining Omneon at the SVG League Technology Summit/Mobile Engineering Workshop, Dec. 14-15 in New York, to preview the integrated storage (Omneon) and instant tapeless production (EVS) workflow that will support NBC's coverage of the Vancouver Olympic Winter Games.
published 4 years ago   read more
Hitachi HD Cameras to be Used by Canada's Olympic B'cast Media Consortium
Hitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd., a leading provider of affordable, high performance cameras, today announced that Canada’s Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium, the official Canadian broadcaster of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, will use 39 new Hitachi SK-HD1000 multi-standard, multiformat studio/field cameras for its coverage of the Games.
published 4 years ago   read more
Sony To Provide XDCAM Camcorders And Decks For NBC's Coverage Of The 2008 Beijing Summer Games
More than 80 Sony HD Cameras to be Used
Sony will provide the latest version of XDCAM® HD technology to NBC during the network’s coverage of the 2008 Beijing Summer Games, from Aug. 8 to 24.
published 6 years ago   read more
Avid to Provide Production Solutions and Support for NBC’s Coverage of the Beijing Olympic Games
Avid Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: AVID) today announced that it has been selected to implement an end-to-end editing workflow for NBC during the network’s coverage of the 2008 Beijing Olympics from Beijing, China August 8-24. This marks NBC and Avid’s fifth consecutive Olympic Games working together.
published 6 years ago   read more
th1ng appointed to create London film in the run up to the London 2012 Olympic Games
Award winning production company, th1ng, has been chosen to create a film highlighting several of London’s outstanding cultural and business successes and help raise the profile of its film industry and talent in the build-up to the London 2012 Olympic Games.
published 6 years ago   read more
News: NBC Relies on Avid Solutions for Torino Olympic Winter Games
Investment in Avid systems includes Avid Unity ISIS, HD editing and finishing, Avid DNxHD workflow, audio solutions, and broadcast graphics
Avid Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVID) today announced that NBC has invested in Avid(R) video and Digidesign(R) audio workflow solutions in preparation for the network's broadcast of the XX Olympic Winter Games in Torino, Italy. The solutions enable NBC to construct a comprehensive, state-of-the-art digital SD and HD production pipeline that greatly expands the video and audio workflow it implemented for the 2004 Summer Olympics. The deal also represents an unprecedented move in television history, as NBC will be the first U.S. network to broadcast the Olympic Winter Games in HD during primetime.
published 8 years ago   read more


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